Check it Out! Sedona Public Library Autumn 2015 | Page 5

community stories Making Dreams Come True at the Library T he first time Maria Teresa Haro visited the Library, she was not able to communicate with anyone. Frustrated, she did not return for several weeks. Then, one day at church, Maria learned about the programs the Library offers to Spanish speakers, and that evening, she decided to come back. Now, nearly a year and a half later, Maria is eager to tell people how she is realizing her dreams at Sedona Public Library. Maria’s dream has always been to learn English, so she began attending the Library’s English as a Second Language class. Her first impression of the program was positive—the class was informative and enjoyable, and her classmates were friendly. She kept coming to the class, and over time, she progressed from understandi